The work of George Soros is often referred to by many political leaders and financial experts as being located in the work he completes as one of the world’s leading hedge fund managers and as a political donor towards the U.S.-based Democratic Party. What few people know of the work of George Soros is the fact he has become a major philanthropist through the work of the Open Society Foundations he created in the mid-1980s and took up its current form in 1993. Politico reports the donations made to political candidates from the Democratic Party totalled $27 million to the campaign of John Kerry in 2004 and a further $25 million for Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016; in contrast, it has been reported by The Washington Times Soros provided an annual level of funding of over $33 million annually to the civil rights groups attending the Ferguson protest movement of 2014. Follow George Soros on Twitter.
At the Ferguson protests, the influence of George Soros and the Open Society Foundations was easy to see as groups from across the U.S. came together in the wake of the shooting of African-American male Michael Brown by law enforcement officials. The protest movement began with local organizers mobilizing protesters from nearby areas of Missouri before the case became a cause celebre for national groups seeking to position the protests on the mainstream media; the $33 million in funding provided for groups supporting social justice reform by the Open Society Foundations allowed the protests to become some of the best-known in the world in the Summer and Fall of 2014. Soros backed groups have been key in the development of the publicizing of the protests and allowing copycat protests popping up across the U.S.
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The need to change the influences of the major political parties across the U.S. has become a major part of the work of George Soros and the Open Society Foundations, but also inspired the political advisors who work closely with the man who played a major part in the devaluation of the British Pound in 1992. The political environment of the world has caused concern for George Soros as he feels the world is being pushed to a position of uncertainty in terms of global security and financial crisis. Alongside reports George Soros felt Hillary Clinton was the best candidate available for maintaining the economic stability of the world he was also concerned about the volatile nature of President Donald Trump and his advisors; Soros not only provided a great deal of backing for Hillary Clinton but also continued his work as a leader in the civil rights movement of the U.S. in the 21st-century. Learn more on Biography about George.